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Hanhimki and Odd Arne )] TJ ET BT 34.016 301.835 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Westad present an impressive array of primary materials designed to examine the Cold War as a 'global )] TJ ET BT 34.016 287.579 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(conflict' \(p. ix\). Implicit in this objective is the acknowledgement that there was no single Cold War )] TJ ET BT 34.016 273.323 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(experience, but rather a wide range of perceptions and experiences, contingent upon individuals' locations, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 259.067 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(social positions and ideological proclivities. As such, Hanhimki and Westad 'aim at a differentiation of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 244.811 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(views of the conflict and of its significance. Emphasising difference', they argue, 'is perhaps the most )] TJ ET BT 34.016 230.555 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(important aspect of studying the Cold War' \(p. ix\). This volume seeks, therefore, to provide not only a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 216.299 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(variety of perspectives, but also the motivations and understandings of Cold War participants. It thereby )] TJ ET BT 34.016 202.043 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(shifts Cold War history away from how the superpowers themselves viewed the conflict to a more )] TJ ET BT 34.016 187.787 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(multifaceted account.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 161.531 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The book is organised into nineteen chapters, based on a particular chronological/ regional topic \(e.g. 'The )] TJ ET BT 34.016 147.275 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(division of Germany', 'The Korean War and the Sino-Soviet Alliance', 'The Vietnam Wars'\) or theme )] TJ ET BT 34.016 133.019 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\('Technologies, weapons, and the arms race', 'Decolonization and the Cold War', 'Cultures and mindsets', )] TJ ET BT 34.016 118.763 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [('Spies and covert operations'\). Each chapter contains a brief historical overview, followed by the documents. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 104.507 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(A short statement, contextualising and identifying relevant characters and events, introduces each document. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 90.251 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Rather than providing the full document text, the editors often include excerpts that capture the most crucial )] TJ ET BT 34.016 75.995 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(aspects to the topic; this is intended to facilitate discussion by focusing readers on the most relevant portions )] TJ ET BT 34.016 61.739 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of the document, and also to make room for more perspectives within this already lengthy volume. Political )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.699 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Review Number:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.443 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(535)] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.187 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publish date:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 541.931 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Friday, 30 June, 2006)] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.675 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Author:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 513.419 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Jussi M. 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In keeping )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(with the volume's objective of presenting a global history of the Cold War, the editors selected translations )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of foreign language texts whenever possible, even if there were comparable English materials available \(p. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(xv\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(This book's strength is undoubtedly its offering of multiple perspectives, especially for well-established )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(areas of Cold War history. Chapter 2, 'The Iron Curtain', for example, examines the Soviet consolidation of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(power in Eastern Europe and includes materials from eight different countries. While there are familiar )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(documents, such as Churchill's 'Iron Curtain' speech, the chapter also contains entries exploring Finland's )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and Norway's reactions to the growing Soviet power after the Czech coup. The documents show that the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(development of the 'Iron Curtain' involved more than the Soviet Union grasping power in the region for its )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(own geostrategic and ideological objectives. Instead they demonstrate how groups and individuals )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(facilitated, contested and experienced this extension of Soviet control, thereby making this a story of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Eastern European people and their global relationships, rather than just a struggle between monolithic East )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and West.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 558.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The introduction to chapter 7, 'The Vietnam Wars, 1945?1975', likewise observes that, while the American )] TJ ET BT 34.016 544.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(dimension of the conflict was important, 'the origins of the Vietnam wars and a substantial part of their )] TJ ET BT 34.016 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(conduct were )] TJ ET BT 101.324 530.117 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Vietnamese)] TJ ET BT 156.644 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( and )] TJ ET BT 179.972 530.117 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(international)] TJ ET BT 242.648 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( more than American' \(p. 209\). The chapter therefore begins with )] TJ ET BT 34.016 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Ho Chi Minh's Declaration of Vietnamese Independence, a document interesting not only for its historical )] TJ ET BT 34.016 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(import to the ensuing conflict, but also for its utilisation of the American and French revolutions as )] TJ ET BT 34.016 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(inspiration. It further captures the Vietnamese perspective in North Vietnamese leader Le Duan's 1965 letter )] TJ ET BT 34.016 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to the Vietnamese Communist Party in the South, evaluating the United States position in the region. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Perhaps most creative is the chapter's use of an excerpt from Bao Ninh's compelling novel )] TJ ET BT 469.928 458.837 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The Sorrow War)] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to capture the experience of North Vietnamese soldiers, a perspective rarely included in more traditional )] TJ ET BT 34.016 430.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(document sources. This effort to go beyond the diplomatic level is matched in the American documents. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 416.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(While the chapter provides US government perspectives on the situation in Vietnam from the Eisenhower to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 401.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the Nixon administrations, it also includes materials to present the experiences of American soldiers fighting )] TJ ET BT 34.016 387.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(in Vietnam. Further, Norman Mailer's account of anti-war protestors' March on the Pentagon in October )] TJ ET BT 34.016 373.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1967 provides insight into the war's impact on American society. The chapter also brings the international )] TJ ET BT 34.016 359.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(aspects of the Vietnam War into focus by examining Chinese support for the North Vietnamese effort and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 344.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the Nixon administration's attempts to put pressure on North Vietnam through Sino-Soviet-American )] TJ ET BT 34.016 330.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(diplomacy. Finally, an Australian, rather than an American, reports on the 1975 collapse of the South )] TJ ET BT 34.016 316.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Vietnamese regime.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 290.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(This work deepens many of the well-established areas of Cold War research, but there are also some familiar )] TJ ET BT 34.016 275.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(gaps in 'peripheral areas' that merit fuller exploration in an international history of the Cold War. This is )] TJ ET BT 34.016 261.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(evident in the chapter on Latin America. While this chapter illuminates well the global connections and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 247.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(international importance of Latin America ? particularly Cuba ? to the Cold War powers, its focus on larger )] TJ ET BT 34.016 232.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Cold War questions inhibits a more nuanced understanding of local experiences. The documents explore )] TJ ET BT 34.016 218.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Cuba's relationship with both the United States and the Soviet Union, and later, the Cuban leadership's view )] TJ ET BT 34.016 204.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(on other revolutionary movements in the region, such as the Sandinistas in Nicaragua in 1979. This focus on )] TJ ET BT 34.016 190.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Cuba, however, at times overemphasises the importance of the Cold War framework to Latin Americans.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 163.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Indeed, the story of the Cold War in Latin America is not always one of a global struggle between the United )] TJ ET BT 34.016 149.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(States and the Soviet Union through their proxies in the region. It is also the story of the superpowers' )] TJ ET BT 34.016 135.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(projection of a Cold War framework onto a region often more concerned with inequalities in its own )] TJ ET BT 34.016 121.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(societies and the United States' regional hegemony than international Communist revolution. The volume )] TJ ET BT 34.016 106.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(captures this through documents such as Guatemalan president Juan Joes Arevalo's comments on American )] TJ ET BT 34.016 92.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(imperialism, and Chilean president Eduardo Frei's critique of the Alliance for Progress. The volume also )] TJ ET BT 34.016 78.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(presents one Chilean's recollection of the days following the 1973 military coup in Chile that overthrew )] TJ ET BT 34.016 64.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Salvador Allende's government. Aside from these exceptions, however, the only Latin American voices in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 49.925 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(this chapter are Cuban. The volume includes the Nicaraguan revolution from the perspectives of Moscow, )] TJ ET endstream endobj 16 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Contents 17 0 R >> endobj 17 0 obj << /Length 5499 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Havana and Washington, but not from the view of the Nicaraguans. The chapter thus leaves the impression )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of a US view of Latin America, rather than the region's own view of the conflict. While one must recognise )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the challenges of finding documents that capture the perspectives of those marginalised by the Cold War )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(conflict, it is precisely these traditionally silenced voices that a global approach to Cold War history must )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(incorporate. The rich body of literature from Latin America in recent decades could provide one window to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(contrast the Cold War lens of Washington with local Latin American perspectives. Chapter 6, 'The Korean )] TJ ET BT 34.016 710.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(War and the Sino-Soviet Alliance', has similar limits; the Sino-Soviet relationship and American viewpoints )] TJ ET BT 34.016 696.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(dominate the documents, overshadowing Korean perspectives and experiences.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The volume remedies this weak point to a degree in one of its most ambitious components ? chapter 13, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [('Cultures and Mindsets'. 'No single aspect of the Cold War is more important ? and more difficult to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(understand ? ' the editors write, 'than the way mindsets and cultures came to define, intensify, and prolong )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the conflict on a global scale' \(p. 412\). In the introduction, the authors note that 'the degree to which local )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(social and political conflicts in most areas came to take on a Cold War significance is staggering ... Large )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(groups of people came to identify themselves with the cause of one or the other of the superpowers' \(p. 412\). )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Yet this is not a simple story of alignment and wholesale adoption of Cold War paradigms by peoples )] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(around the world, but rather the appropriation of those ideas to both critique and control their own societies. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Traditions, local histories and the daily challenges of each society deeply conditioned the Cold War conflict, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 542.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and peoples' perceptions of it. The introduction to the chapter rightly notes that 'this makes the Cold War )] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(into much more than a one-dimensional conflict between good and evil' \(p. 412\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The chapter 'Cultures and Mindsets' attempts to capture this nuance through intellectuals of the time, from )] TJ ET BT 34.016 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(both the left and the right. George Orwell's )] TJ ET BT 243.140 487.349 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Nineteen Eighty-Four)] TJ ET BT 348.128 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( and Arthur Koestler's )] TJ ET BT 456.932 487.349 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Manifesto of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 473.093 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Congress for Cultural Freedom)] TJ ET BT 186.356 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(1950\) both warn of the threats of totalitarian systems to freedom of thought )] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and individuality. Pablo Neruda's poetry critiques the oppression of the American-backed capitalist system )] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(in Latin America and around the world. This chapter also presents the ambiguity of many individuals vis--)] TJ ET BT 34.016 430.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(vis their ideological positions. Picasso's writings, for example, demonstrate his personal struggle to reconcile )] TJ ET BT 34.016 416.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the disconnect between his communist ideals and the actions of the Communist Party. One can also find here )] TJ ET BT 34.016 401.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the infamous 'Kitchen Debate,' between then Vice-President Richard Nixon and Soviet premier Nikita )] TJ ET BT 34.016 387.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Khrushchev in 1959, where dishwashers become a stand-in for the relative merits of the Soviet and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 373.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(American systems. There is a gripping first hand account of Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev's defection at a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 359.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Paris airport in 1961. Malcolm X, Gnter Grass, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Mosima 'Tokyo' Sexwale of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 344.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(African National Congress, and Peter George's )] TJ ET BT 261.788 344.789 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Dr. Strangelove)] TJ ET BT 338.444 344.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( all challenge and critique aspects of Cold )] TJ ET BT 34.016 330.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(War structures and conditions. While the editors acknowledge the difficulty in capturing the Cold War's )] TJ ET BT 34.016 316.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(intellectual and cultural aspect, this chapter is an admirable effort to provide a representative selection of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 302.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(ways in which the Cold War permeated world culture and thought, often producing personal struggle, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 287.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(ambiguity and resistance.)] TJ ET endstream endobj 18 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 20 0 R ] /Contents 19 0 R >> endobj 19 0 obj << /Length 5087 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 784.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The source of the volume's strength, namely its focus on multiple perspectives, also seems to be its weakness )] TJ ET BT 34.016 770.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(at times. While one may understand how a diverse array of figures experienced an event, such as the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 755.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Vietnam conflict, the driving force and importance of that event for the larger Cold War struggle is often )] TJ ET BT 34.016 741.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(obscured. The domino theory, war of attrition, escalation and credibility are concepts that only make a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(shadowy appearance in the text. In the opening chapter on the origins of the Cold War, the editors emphasise )] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(that the conflict was not simply between the United States and the Soviet Union, but rather between 'liberal )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(capitalism and totalitarian socialism'; it is a struggle of ideologies, not simply of strategic manoeuvres )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(between two adversaries \(p. 1\). Yet this ideological conflict comes through very little in the documents, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(particularly on the American side. Similarly, regional strategies are sometimes overshadowed by the focus )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(on individual experiences and bilateral relations. Chapter 5 'The United States and Japan, 1945?1965', for )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(example, details economic, political and social aspects of US-Japanese relations from a variety of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(perspectives. It misses, however, the crucial place that Japan occupies in the United States' attempt to create )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(a system of containment based on interlocking treaties in Asia. The documents do not represent the larger )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(American strategy in the region and Japan's pivotal role in that strategy, and instead focus almost exclusively )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(on bilateral relations.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 558.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(A global history of the Cold War ? stretching around the globe and over a half century ? is an ambitious, if )] TJ ET BT 34.016 544.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(almost impossible, task. While historians will inevitably approach such a project with their own wish lists, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and hence critiques of what is )] TJ ET BT 179.984 530.117 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(not)] TJ ET BT 195.320 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( included, )] TJ ET BT 245.648 530.117 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The Cold War: A History in Documents and Eyewitness Accounts)] TJ ET BT 34.016 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(provides an excellent survey of the main contours of the conflict and offers new perspectives on now )] TJ ET BT 34.016 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(familiar stories of the Cold War. This book, with its focus on experiences rather than evaluation, makes it an )] TJ ET BT 34.016 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(ideal companion to a course on the Cold War era. It is also a valuable reference for those teaching this time )] TJ ET BT 34.016 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(period. For too long, historians have approached the Cold War from the perspective of the superpowers, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(missing the local variance and complexity beyond the United States and Soviet Union, an integral )] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(component in understanding this global conflict. There are many excellent historical works that now engage )] TJ ET BT 34.016 430.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and incorporate this local complexity, and present a more diverse and international history of the Cold War. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 416.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(This volume takes those insights and applies them to a document collection, giving readers a fascinating )] TJ ET BT 34.016 401.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(window into the lived experiences and diverse thoughts of a global community in a global conflict. 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